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Charleston Church Massacre: Vigil Honors 9 Victims of Deadly Shooting

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Charleston Church Massacre: Vigil Honors 9 Victims of Deadly Shooting

Originally posted 06/19/2015 10:15AM

Mourners gathered outside Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, at just before midnight on Thursday evening to honor the nine people shot to death in what is being called a hate-crime massacre.

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South Carolina Governor Says Dylann Roof Should Get the Death Penalty – and His Uncle Says He'll Push Button Himself

Originally posted 06/19/2015 08:55AM

ABC US News | World News South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is calling for the death penalty for 21-year-old Dylan Roof, who is accused of killing nine people after he opened fire on a Bible study group at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Survivor Played Dead and Lay on Top of Granddaughter to Survive Charleston Church Massacre

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Survivor Played Dead and Lay on Top of Granddaughter to Survive Charleston Church Massacre

Originally posted 06/19/2015 08:15AM

A survivor of the Charleston church massacre says she played dead to avoid drawing the attention of alleged gunman Dylann Roof.

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Terror in Charleston: Church Shooting Victim Cynthia Hurd Was 'Glue That Kind of Held Everyone Together'

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Terror in Charleston: Church Shooting Victim Cynthia Hurd Was 'Glue That Kind of Held Everyone Together'

Originally posted 06/19/2015 08:00AM

She was a "nerd" who "loved to read," but Cynthia Hurd's greatest passion was her family, according to her brother, Malcolm Graham, a former North Carolina state senator and Charlotte, North Carolina city council member.

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Hero Florist Who Spotted Suspected Charleston Gunman and Tailed Him for 30 Miles Says: 'It Was God Who Made This Happen'

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Hero Florist Who Spotted Suspected Charleston Gunman and Tailed Him for 30 Miles Says: 'It Was God Who Made This Happen'

Originally posted 06/19/2015 07:35AM

A North Carolina woman is being hailed as a hero after she tailed the Charleston church massacre suspect for more than 30 miles so police could catch up and arrest him.

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Church Massacre Alleged Gunman Dylann Roof Boards Plane Back to Charleston

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Church Massacre Alleged Gunman Dylann Roof Boards Plane Back to Charleston

Originally posted 06/18/2015 08:00PM

Dylann Storm Roof, who was arrested in the shooting massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina, was flown back to Charleston Thursday night after he waived extradition.

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Emotional, Defiant President Obama Pays Tribute to His Friends Who Died in 'Heartbreaking' Charleston Massacre

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Emotional, Defiant President Obama Pays Tribute to His Friends Who Died in 'Heartbreaking' Charleston Massacre

Originally posted 06/18/2015 01:20PM

President Obama made an unusually personal – and defiant – statement Thursday on the tragic shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Jeb Bush Cancels Charleston Campaign Appearance as 2016 Candidates React to Tragedy

Jeb Bush Cancels Charleston Campaign Appearance as 2016 Candidates React to Tragedy

Originally posted 06/18/2015 11:15AM

Jeb Bush has called off a planned campaign appearance in Charleston, South Carolina, Thursday and is instead sending prayers to the shaken city, where police say Dylann Storm Roof, 21, shot and killed nine people after sitting in on a prayer meeting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.

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Charleston Church Massacre: Learn More About the History of the Revered House of Worship

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Charleston Church Massacre: Learn More About the Revered House of Worship

Originally posted 06/18/2015 10:35AM

The Charleston, South Carolina, church that was the site of Wednesday night's hate crime/massacre that killed 9 people, including State Senator Clementa Pinckney, has a storied past stretching from the time of slavery to the civil rights movement.

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Suspect Likely Dead after Assault on Dallas Police Headquarters

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Suspect Likely Dead after Assault on Dallas Police Headquarters

Originally posted 06/13/2015 10:55AM

One man is likely dead after he attacked police headquarters in Dallas, Texas, early Saturday in an armored van carrying a weapon and explosives, filling the air with the sound of gunfire and riddling the building with bullet holes, according to police statements and eyewitness accounts.

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